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BREAKING: @TWITTER just published the full dataset of tweets from the Russian and Iranian troll farms.

9 million Russian tweets. 1 million Iranian tweets. #motherlode

They gave @DFRLab a look ahead of time.

Thread on the findings to follow.…
Main takeaways. The troll operations:

- were about the home government first
- had multiple goals
- targeted specific activist communities
- apolitical
- opportunistic
- evolved
- not always high-impact…
First point: the troll operations started off as defending the home government.

Timeline on 9 million Russian tweets here.

Russian-language posts outnumbered the English ones, and peaked higher and earlier.

Russians were the first targets.
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1)"Brian, why do you RT @ThomasWictor so much?"

Because he sees stuff nobody else does.
2) Who was talking openly back in JULY about Trump using Executive Orders to 'fix' ObamaCare after the GOP flopped?

3) When ISIS was crushed at last in Mosul & DNC Media rushed to play doom criers by 'reminding' everybody Iraq now = Iranian vassal state...
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Tired of people telling me troops fight to defend the flag or the anthem. So, let's have a quick thread of the oath of enlistment. Ready?
I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies,
foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the
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America for black people is black civil war soldiers fighting for this country only to come back & be terrorized by the Klan. #TakeTheKnee
America for black people is black World War I soldiers coming back from Europe only to be lynched by their fellow citizens #TakeTheKnee
America for black people is black World War II soldiers fighting for this country only to be treated worst than German POWs #TakeTheKnee
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